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The Lead In
Yaw Theater at Equinox Studios
Seattle, WA
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The Lead In
Join the Guild Dance Company for its opening show, THE LEAD IN.

Friday, October 5 @ 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 6 @ 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 7 @ 5:00 PM

***TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
Very limited seating available for Friday, October 5.

Yaw Theater at Equinox Studios (in Georgetown)
6520 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98108
*See below for directions to Yaw Theater

The Guild Dance Company, Seattles newest dance ensemble, announces its debut performances, The Lead In. Founded in 2018 by choreographer and dancer Alex Ung, the Guild Dance Company is a collective of artists coming together to share their experiences, their backgrounds, and their vision with each other and the world.

THE LEAD IN will feature the company of nine dancers in a 70-minute evening of dance (contemporary, ballet, hip-hop) choreographed by Ung and set to the music of Billie Eilish & Khalid, The Cinematic Orchestra & Patrick Watson, Bomba Estereo, King Harvest & Johnny Lectro, Maiah Manser, Max, Rex Orange County, Max Richter, Walton, and We Are All Astronauts.

THE LEAD IN will be performed in Georgetowns intimate Yaw Theater, featuring seating for 75 on all sides of the theater as the dance is performed in the center of the space. All are invited to stay for a reception with the artists following each performance.

THE LEAD IN
Music: Billie Eilish & Khalid, The Cinematic Orchestra & Patrick Watson, Bomba Estereo, King Harvest & Johnny Lectro, Maiah Manser, Max, Rex Orange County, Max Richter, Walton, and We Are All Astronauts*
Choreography: Alex Ung
Lighting Design: Brandon Chapman
Running Time: 70 minutes

*Some graphic language. May not be suitable for children.

RECEPTION FOLLOWING PERFORMANCES
All are invited to stay for a reception with the artists following each performance.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Founded in 2018 by Artistic Director Alex Ung, the Guild Dance Company was created as a place for artists to collaborate and create works together, sharing stories, experiences, expressions, and memories with each other and their audiences through contemporary artistry. The Guild Dance Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Alex Ung began his dancer career in college as a hip hop teacher and choreographer while a student at Iowa State University. Now his styles range from crew-style hip hop to contemporary jazz, musical theatre, and contemporary ballet. Alex teaches for Pacific Northwest Ballets Eastside Summer Dance Workshops and is a frequent teaching artist at Seattle Childrens Theatre, where he most recently choreographed Seussical Jr. He was on the faculty of Bainbridge Ballet from 2008-2016, where he made award-winning choreography for Bainbridge Ballet Competition Dance Team and choreographed for Olympic Performance Group. Alex has also taught at Northwest School of Dance, and Momentum Dance. On stage, he has performed with Bainbridge Performing Arts, Jerboa, Olympic Ballet Theatre, Olympic Performance Group, Pacific MusicWorks, Peaches Christ Productions, Seattle Musical Theatre, and Seattle PRIDE Mainstage, among other dance and theater companies.

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The Guild Dance Company thanks its community partner, Iron Horse Brewery.

DIRECTIONS TO YAW THEATER

6520 5th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98108

***SEE PHOTO AT LEFT! Yaw Theater is located in Equinox Studios, a multi-use arts facility. The street number is clearly posted on the side of the building. Look for the golden egg on the roof (!) and our sandwich boards that will guide you into the building and to Yaw Theater. Enter through the orange door. Take the first left and a gentle right and you will be at Yaw Theater.

TRAVELING WEST ON SOUTH MICHIGAN STREET (coming from I-5): Turn left on 5th Avenue South. The second building on the left houses Yaw. Enter through the orange door. Take the first left and a gentle right and you will be at Yaw Theater.

TRAVELING EAST ON SOUTH MICHIGAN STREET: Turn right on 5th Avenue South. Proceed as described above.

Street parking should be plentiful!

Location

Yaw Theater at Equinox Studios
6520 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
United States

Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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